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Hints of the 4th Dimension Have Been Detected by PhysicistsWhat would it be like to experience the 4 th dimension? Read More
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Cryptocurrency rivals snap at Bitcoin's heelsBitcoin may be the most famous cryptocurrency but, despite a dizzying rise, it's not the most lucrative one and far from alone in a universe that counts 1,400 rivals, and counting.
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Storebæltsbroen holder formen med robotter og wearablesFygende saltvand, bremsende lastbiler og blød bund får hele tiden Storebæltsbroen til at bevæge sig. Det slider på den 20-årige dame, der nu går digitaliseringens vej for at holde sig ung.
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Surfers may be swallowing bacteria and spreading it to othersSurfers seem to swallow more antibiotic resistant bacteria from polluted water than swimmers. They may also be spreading it to vulnerable people they know
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Science | The Guardian
Starwatch: Mars and Jupiter reward early risersThe two planets appear close together this week and are conspicuous in the pre-dawn sky in the constellation Libra A pair of bright planets reward early risers this week. Mars and Jupiter are close together in the constellation Libra. Despite being more than three times closer to Earth, Mars will appear dimmer than Jupiter. This is because Jupiter is 21 times the diameter of Mars, and possesses b
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Detroit auto show begins amid talk of NAFTA, tax cutsThe Detroit Auto Show shifted into full gear Sunday with international trade and tax cuts dominating the conversation, even as an optimistic industry raced to meet Americans' seemingly insatiable appetite for trucks and SUVs.
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Philippines' Mayon volcano alert raised as eruption fearedThe Philippines raised the alert level for the country's most active volcano twice in 24 hours Sunday, meaning that a hazardous eruption is possible within days.
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Autonomous cars: Still many questions to answerAutonomous driving is generating talk at this year's Detroit Auto Show after being a star at last week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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Big Think
From Ho Chi Minh Street to Boris Nemtsov Plaza: a History of the Undiplomatic Street Name ChangeStreet names can cause diplomatic offence - and sometimes, that's exactly why they're there. Read More
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Roots of Unity Turns 5Happy birthday, dear blog! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Milkshake ​​duck announced as Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the yearRacist milkshake drinking duck has come to define a particular thread of the internet’s collective fickleness Finally, justice for milkshake duck. The racist milkshake drinking duck which has come to define a particular thread of the internet’s collective fickleness was announced as the Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the year for 2017 on Monday. Continue reading...
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The Atlantic
Pandemonium and Rage in HawaiiWhy would my 22-year-old brother be calling so early on a Saturday morning? I’d ignored the first call. But the second time the phone rang, I picked it up. He was panicking, his voice trembling uncharacteristically: He’d just received the emergency alert warning of a ballistic missile that was heading for Hawaii, where I’m from, and where he and my family still live. “THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” the al
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Bitcoin fever hits US real estate marketBitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially that of Florida, offering foreign investors a way to dodge currency controls at home and US economic sanctions.
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C&A fashion chain eyes sale to Chinese investorsThe billionaire family that owns Dutch clothing retailer C&A is on the brink of selling the chain to Chinese investors, a German media report said Sunday.
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Detroit Auto Show opens on SundayThe Detroit Auto Show kicks off Sunday, with pickup trucks and SUVs expected to take center stage in a sign of their growing might in the US car market.
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Philippine volcano rumbles back to life, thousands evacuatedThe Philippines' most active volcano rumbled back to life Sunday with lava rising to its crater in a gentle eruption that has prompted authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers.
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The Atlantic
Saturday Night Live Takes a Swipe at Celebrity JournalismSaturday Night Live has so far struggled to produce memorable comedy about the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement. The ongoing revelations about sexual assault and institutional misogyny in Hollywood have proven too much of a moving target for the show, which has seemed a little creatively adrift overall after its big ratings comeback during the 2016 election. But Saturday night’s e
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
Surfers three times more likely to have antibiotic-resistant bacteria in gutsScientists compared fecal samples from surfers and non-surfers to assess whether the surfers' guts contained E. coli bacteria that were able to grow in the presence of the antibiotic cefotaxime. Cefotaxime has previously been prescribed to kill off these bacteria, but some have acquired genes that enable them to survive this treatment.The study found that 13 of 143 (9 percent) of surfers were colo
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Popular Science
Remember those 'spot the difference' games? Here’s why your brain is so bad at them.Head Trip They entertained you for entire minutes at the dentist's office. When we view something, we notice big features and fail to zero in on less important details.
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Big Think
U.S. Government Has a Top-Secret Airline That Flies to Area 51 and It's HiringA top-secret government airline that flies to locations like Area 51 is put in a spotlight by a recent ad and an unexpected connection to the Las Vegas shooting. Read More
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Paleo Profile: The Bryant's SharkDistinctive teeth mark the discovery of a new prehistoric shark species. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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4 Ways How Blockchain, the Technology Behind Bitcoin, Can Transform EducationA new study highlights how blockchain technology can be a game-changer in education. Read More
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Big Think
Does the Story of Adam & Eve Work Scientifically?How much genetic diversity is actually needed to keep a population healthy? Read More
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The Atlantic
Low-Wage Workers Finally Get a RaiseThe labor market is near full employment . The jobless rate is low. The economy is adding tens of thousands of jobs each month, and—at last—wages and earnings are increasing for workers at or just above the minimum wage. Indeed, Walmart on Thursday announced that it would provide a wage hike to and expand benefits for employees across the country, with 85,000 workers with two decades of seniority
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Live Science
Wild 360-Degree Video Lets You See the Milky Way As a Giant Black Hole WouldA new 360-degree simulation that uses data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory is helping astronomers better understand more than 22 stellar giants found at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
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Ingeniøren
GRAFIK: Eftersøgningen af MH370 genoptagesSpecialskib lastet med otte højteknologiske undervandsdroner med avanceret sonar ligger klar til at undersøge havbunden i hidtil usete detaljer efter det forsvundne fly.
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How Dirt Could Save Us From Antibiotic-Resistant SuperbugsOne chemist thinks he’s found a way for us to outrun the lethal juggernaut of antibiotic resistance.
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How Gore-Tex Went From Accident to Outdoor EssentialGore-Tex, the waterproof material in your favorite jacket—and boots and ski pants—was born by accident.
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The Atlantic
'I Think People Have to Find Ways to Send a Message'Representative John Lewis, the Georgia Democrat who was one of the key leaders of the civil-rights movement before his election to Congress, announced Friday that he would skip President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address, to be delivered by the president on January 30. “We cannot let someone go around insulting our brothers and sisters from another part of the world,” Lewis told me. “If t
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Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Comment Tops This Week's Internet NewsThere was no way social media was going to let the president’s comments go uncommented upon.
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Readers Respond to the September 2017 IssueLetters to the editor from the September 2017 issue of Scientific American -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Mohamed Omar's Favorite TheoremThe Harvey Mudd math professor tells us what dessert pairs best with Burnside’s Lemma -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Science : NPR
Making The Case That Discrimination Is Bad For Your HealthThe researcher who coined the term "weathering" talks with Gene Demby about health, hard data, and why it took so long for people to come around to the idea that discrimination hurts bodies. (Image credit: Becky Harlan/NPR)
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Viden
SPIL Kvalt, mast og brændt: 24 måder at dø i rummetForholdene i vores solsystem er ekstreme. Vi har sendt Andreas Mogensen ud i rummet, så du kan teste, hvordan hans krop reagerer på de ekstreme påvirkninger.
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The 'Doublespeak' of Responsible EncryptionIt's a new name for an old argument: that public agencies fighting crime and terrorism must have access to our private communications—for our own good.
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Ingeniøren
Film og tv i 2018: Verden er smadret – hvad gør vi nu?Hvilke trækplastre for teknisk interesserede (med hang til katastrofer) byder biograferne og tv på i 2018? Her er to film med hver sin vinkel på, hvad der følger i en verden, som er ødelagt af krig eller klimaforandringer. Og så er der også masser af muligheder hos streamingtjenesterne.
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Kritisk læge afviser at mødes med styrelseProtest mod den strammere kurs fra Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed har søndag middag fået opbakning fra 4.950 læger via lukket gruppe på Facebook.
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Viden
Kig op! 2018 byder på 8 spektakulære begivenheder i solsystemetI løbet af året byder solsystemet på både måneformørkelser, massive meteorsværme og en billedskøn blodmåne. Her er din astronomiske kalender for 2018.
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Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New LifeFor decades, physicists have struggled to create a quantum theory of gravity. Now an approach that dates to the 1970s is attracting newfound attention.
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Boeing's Skunk Works Cargo Drone Is a Heavy LifterEventually, it should be able to fly as far as 20 miles, carrying 500 pounds )or 400 large Domino's pizzas.
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The Atlantic
Diet Coke's Moment of PanicWith sales of Diet Coke in a prolonged rut, Coca-Cola announced last Wednesday that it is tweaking the design of its most famous zero-calorie soft-drink can to be more slender and colorful. It is also launching several new flavors of Diet Coke, including “Feisty Cherry,” “Twisted Mango,” and “Zesty Blood Orange.” "You don’t mess with a good thing," Coca-Cola said in its statement. But, quite to t
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Viden
Sexuel frigørelse og prævention: Få den lille pilles lange historieDu har selvfølgelig hørt om p-piller. Men ved du egentlig hvad, det lille "p" er en forkortelse for?
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The Atlantic
A Perfectly Postmodern White House BookThe reviews of Fire and Fury are in, and they are pretty furious themselves. Michael Wolff, author of the best-selling expose of the Trump White House, has been accused of every kind of journalistic malfeasance: reconstructing scenes he couldn’t have witnessed, retelling gossip as if it were gospel, letting his sources’ agendas drive his portrayals. President Trump himself has attacked the book a
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The Atlantic
Instead of Work Requirements, Why Not a Jobs Guarantee?The Trump administration has been signaling for months that it plans to implement conservative reforms to core federal welfare programs, including by allowing states to have work requirements for Medicaid. So it was no surprise on Thursday when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued guidance for “state efforts to test incentives that make participation in work or other community en
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Ingeniøren
Techtopia #35: Forstå euforien omkring bitcoinPodcast: Bitcoin stiger og falder i værdi. Men hvad handler det egentlig om – det der med kryptovaluta?
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The Atlantic
Can France's Far-Right Reinvent Itself?Through much of the last two years, the populist far-right seemed poised to conquer France. In the surreal aftermath of Trump and Brexit, the prospect of a victory by Marine Le Pen, the leader of the National Front (FN), felt alarmingly possible. After decades of mounting racism and economic insecurity, Western democracies were lashing out at the ballot box. But today, eight months after the Fren
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cognitive science
Adam Smith: Specialization and Neurobiologysubmitted by /u/IdeasInHat [link] [comments]
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Ingeniøren
Motorer vinder stadigt større udbredelse i skibePetroleums- og benzinmotorer har store fordele frem for dampmaskinen og vinder indpas både i lystbåde, fiskerbåde og andre skibe. Skibskonstruktør Aage H. Larsen forklarer i Ingeniøren i 1909 om skibsmotoren og dens anvendelse.
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Science | The Guardian
How dependent should you and your partner be on each other? Personality quizIf you both have similar ‘differentiation of self’ scores, your relationship may run more smoothly Does absence make the heart grow fonder? Or is it more a case of out of sight, out of mind? Should you and your partner give each other space, or spend every possible moment together? To find out, give the statements below a rating between 1 (not at all true) and 6 (very true), and have your partner
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Can early symptoms predict bipolar disorder? Evidence shows differing patterns of risk factorsTwo patterns of antecedent or 'prodromal' psychiatric symptoms may help to identify young persons at increased risk of developing bipolar disorder (BD), according to a new analysis.
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Science | The Guardian
Tiny dinosaur that roamed ‘lost world’ between Australia and Antarctica identifiedFossils found in 113-million-year-old rocks in Victoria lead to discovery of turkey-sized herbivore which lived in rift valley More than 10 years after fossils were discovered sticking out of a rock platform in Victoria’s remote south-west, scientists have identified a new dinosaur that once roamed the “lost world” between Australia and Antarctica. Foot and tail fossils found in 113-million-year-
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BBC News - Science & Environment
How flowering plants conquered the worldScientists solve Darwin's "abominable mystery": How flowers rapidly evolved and spread across the globe.
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Big Think
Google's Latest Acquisition? Sound Without SpeakersGiven the premium placed on slender, lightweight mobile technology, the removal of speakers could free up space inside Google devices. No speakers necessary. Read More
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How the False Hawaii Missile Warning Could Have HappenedAnd where was the federal government?
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Rescues Continue In California Mudslide ZonesSearch and rescue operations in Southern California continue for people still missing after this week's massive mudslides and debris flow. Many areas are still unreachable in Santa Barbara County.
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